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D & Anor v Persons Unknown [2021] EWHC 157 (QB)

Date:17 FEB 2021
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Law Reporter

(Queen's Bench Division, Tipples J, 04 February 2021)

Reporting restriction – Lifelong anonymity – Claimants convicted of murder as children Venables jurisdiction – Risk of self harm/suicide if identities revealed  Arts 2, 3, 8 and 10, ECHR

The claimants who had been convicted of murder as children were granted lifelong anonymity orders.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWHC 157 (QB) 
 
Claim Nos: (1) QB-2019-001107 & (2) QB-2019-001092 
 

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS LIST 

Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL 

Date: 04/02/2021

Before : 

 

THE HONOURABLE MRS JUSTICE TIPPLES 

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Claim No: QB-2019-001107

Between: 

‘D’
Claimant 
 
  - and -  
 
Persons Unknown 
Defendants 
   
 

Claim No: QB-2019-001092

And Between: 

                                                         ‘F’                                                           
Claimant  

- and -  

Persons Unknown 
Defendants 
 
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Mr Edward Fitzgerald QC and Mr Jonathan Price (instructed by Just for Kids Law Ltd (D) 
& Bhatt Murphy Solicitors (F)) for ‘D’ and ‘F’ 
Mr Sam Tobin, a journalist, for the Press Association 
 

Hearing dates: 21st and 22nd October 2020 

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Approved Judgment 
 
Covid 19 Protocol:  This judgment was handed down by the judge remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives and the Press Association by email and release to Bailii.  The date for hand down will be Thursday 4 February 2021.  

 

Judgment: D and Anor v Persons Unknown [2021] EWHC 157 (QB)

 

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